Supplier News: Week of Nov. 13

J.R. Dunn Jewelers Raises Over $2 Million for Local Charity

Florida-based jeweler J.R. Dunn recently announced that it has amassed over $2.2 million in charitable funds, a culmination of 21 years of its annual Dunn’s Run. The event, a 5K run/walk benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County, is held each year on the first Sunday of October.

Since the event was founded, it has reportedly become of the largest races in the tricounty area, welcoming competitive runners and families alike, with the option for a children’s fun-run as well. Its fundraising has gone to help children ages 6 to 17 develop skills and values through services and programs such as social recreation, health and physical education, leadership and citizenship development, cultural enrichment, and more.

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Ovadia Co. Introduces New Display System

U.S. jewelry display manufacturer Ovadia Corporation announced the introduction of its newest display system, the Gemini. The system is available now.

Featuring two removable inserts, the Gemini holds additional jewelry and allows jewelers to refresh their inventory quickly. Its two inserts may be used as individual displays or separate, interactive selling tools, and also stack for easy storage.

“Ovadia developed Gemini alongside our retail and wholesale customers, who asked for more flexible display options,” said company president Sue Ovadia in a press release. “It’s the first tray on the market that can go from safe, to showcase, to live selling, and back. We feel it creates new presentation options beyond what our industry is used to seeing.”

The Gemini can be customized in an array of materials and is available in four sizes. For more information, call 800-77-OVADIA., or visit

Garlan Chain Relocates

U.S. chain manufacturer Garlan Chain has completed its relocation to a new, expanded factory location in North Attleboro, Mass.

“With this move, I wanted to increase efficiency, expand production, and decrease lead times,” said owner David Gariepy in a press release. “Not only did we meet our goal, but we are in a more modern building and continue our commitment to green energy with a brand new solar installation.”

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